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VirusTotal Shares Data on Ransomware Activity
Google's online malware scanning service analyzed 80 million ransomware samples that were uploaded in the past year-and-...
October 13, 2021
Google's online malware scanning service analyzed 80 million ransomware samples that were uploaded in the past year-and-...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 13, 2021
2 min read
Article
Most Large Enterprises Fail to Protect Their Domain Names
Of the largest 2,000 companies in the world, 81% fail to take simple security measures, such as locking their domain wit...
September 28, 2021
Of the largest 2,000 companies in the world, 81% fail to take simple security measures, such as locking their domain wit...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2021
4 min read
Article
Endpoint Still a Prime Target for Attack
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
September 24, 2021
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 24, 2021
2 min read
Article
Purchasing Managed Security Services: Strategies for Client References
There's a scarcity of customers using managed security services who are willing to talk to others about their experience...
September 15, 2021
There's a scarcity of customers using managed security services who are willing to talk to others about their experience...
by Bob Blakley, Senior Director, Global Security Services
September 15, 2021
5 min read
Article
Nearly 50% of On-Premises Databases Have Vulnerabilities
A network compromise shouldn't mean "game over" for corporate data, but survey data shows many companies fail to protect...
September 14, 2021
A network compromise shouldn't mean "game over" for corporate data, but survey data shows many companies fail to protect...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2021
4 min read
Article
First Initiatives for the First National Cyber Director
The US appointed Chris Inglis as the first National Cyber Director (NCD). Here are three key problems he must now addres...
September 09, 2021
The US appointed Chris Inglis as the first National Cyber Director (NCD). Here are three key problems he must now addres...
by Dr. David Brumley, CEO, ForAllSecure
September 09, 2021
5 min read
Article
CISA and FBI: Be 'Vigilant' About Possible Ransomware Attacks Over Labor Day Weekend
Advisory recommends key defenses for mitigating risk by ransomware and other threats.
August 31, 2021
Advisory recommends key defenses for mitigating risk by ransomware and other threats.
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
August 31, 2021
4 min read
Article
Attackers Increasingly Target Linux in the Cloud
Linux is widely used in containerized environments, giving rise to significant attention from attackers.
August 23, 2021
Linux is widely used in containerized environments, giving rise to significant attention from attackers.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
August 23, 2021
4 min read
Article
US Census Bureau Failed Breach Response, Watchdog Says
The January 2020 compromise did not succeed but highlighted significant deficiencies in the security operations of the f...
August 20, 2021
The January 2020 compromise did not succeed but highlighted significant deficiencies in the security operations of the f...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
August 20, 2021
5 min read
Article
Metrics That Matter: A Guide to Enhancing Security Reporting
Are your reports neglected or ignored? Up your game around the metrics you use to measure protection.
August 17, 2021
Are your reports neglected or ignored? Up your game around the metrics you use to measure protection.
by Upasna Saluja, Senior Security Consultant, AT&T
August 17, 2021
4 min read
Article
SOC Investment Leads to Improved Incident Response Times
Dark Reading’s 2021 Incident Response Survey reveals an upswing in SOC capabilities with promising results.
August 13, 2021
Dark Reading’s 2021 Incident Response Survey reveals an upswing in SOC capabilities with promising results.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 13, 2021
2 min read
Article
New Research from Orange Cyberdefense Reveals Risky Threats to Users Connecting from Home Routers.
SPONSORED CONTENT: Orange Cyberdefense research shows where you are most at risk and how to address these vital security...
August 11, 2021
SPONSORED CONTENT: Orange Cyberdefense research shows where you are most at risk and how to address these vital security...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 11, 2021
1 min read
Article
Researchers Examine Active Market for Stolen Network Access
Intsights researchers finds one instance of data for sale at a price tag of 66,000 Bitcoin.
August 10, 2021
Intsights researchers finds one instance of data for sale at a price tag of 66,000 Bitcoin.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 10, 2021
2 min read
Article
Cisco Talos Takes a Look Inside the Mind of a Ransomware Operator
SPONSORED CONTENT: Ransomware (the other pandemic) is showing no signs of slowing down and in fact seems to be gaining m...
August 09, 2021
SPONSORED CONTENT: Ransomware (the other pandemic) is showing no signs of slowing down and in fact seems to be gaining m...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 09, 2021
1 min read
Article
How Threat Analysts Learned from Attackers' OpSec Mistakes
In targeting executives at a COVID research firm, state-sponsored threat group ITG18 made some mistakes. Here's how IBM ...
August 09, 2021
In targeting executives at a COVID research firm, state-sponsored threat group ITG18 made some mistakes. Here's how IBM ...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 09, 2021
1 min read
Article